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Social problems in American society

by James M. Henslin

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Published by Allyn and Bacon in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Social problems,
    • United States -- Social conditions -- 1960-1980

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      Statementedited by James M. Henslin, Larry T. Reynolds.
      ContributionsReynolds, Larry T., joint comp.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN65 .H435 1979
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 349 p. :
      Number of Pages349
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4402667M
      ISBN 100205065759
      LC Control Number79004071
      OCLC/WorldCa4776707

      Jan 01,  · You asked: “ What are the social problems in American society that are not paid attention to?” I have to agree with the two answers to this question that preceded mine, those of User, and Andreas Poll who have stated that the list is almost too va. Mar 11,  · These two British academics argue that almost every social problem, from crime to obesity, stems from one root cause: inequality. John Crace meets the authors of .

      Social problems weaken a society’s stability but do not reflect fundamental faults in how the society is structured. Solutions to social problems should take the form of gradual social reform rather than sudden and far-reaching change. Despite their negative effects, social problems often also serve important functions for society. Conflict / Jun 19,  · Decline and fall: how American society unravelled Thirty years ago, the old deal that held US society together started to unwind, with social cohesion sacrificed to greed.

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